Colorado-based SlopeViews to bring 360-degree, full motion, interactive
videos to ski resorts, golf courses and live events
CALGARY, Oct. 22 /CNW/ - Immersive Media Corp. (TSXV: IMC www.immersivemedia.com), the world leader in 360-degree, full-motion, interactive videos, today announced SlopeViews Inc. as the newest member of the Immersive Media Authorized Agent Program. Based in Breckenridge and Vail, CO, SlopeViews (www.slopeviews.com) will use Immersive Media video technology to deliver cutting-edge media for resort properties, tourism and live events.
"Destination resorts and the travel industry as a whole are rapidly incorporating richer media experiences into their websites. By producing full motion, interactive videos of ski slopes, golf courses, hotel properties, concerts and sports competitions, we can bring these new marketing tools and revenue opportunities to resorts, music venues, travel portals and entertainment companies," said James Hay, CEO of SlopeViews. "As an authorized Immersive Media agent, we can now give our resort and tourism industry clients a competitive edge by generating longer viewing times and higher booking rates."
SlopeViews' founders are accomplished adventurers and action-sport athletes with experience spanning resort operations, tourism and advanced technology. Using the Dodeca(R) 2360 camera system - Immersive Media's flagship product and the key to creating 360-degree, full-motion video experiences - SlopeViews will produce interactive videos of ski resorts and golf courses as well as live sporting events and concerts. The videos are used as sales and marketing tools to attract new visitors, boost reservations, showcase facilities and expand sponsorship revenue streams.
Immersive Media's patented image capture and display technology puts the viewer in the middle of the action for streaming website videos. With a simple click and drag of a computer mouse, each viewer can control his or her point of view, looking sideways, up or down, or all around in 360-degrees, while also pausing or zooming in or out of the action. The interactive features of the videos can be seen at www.slopeviews.com.
"We are extremely pleased to welcome SlopeViews as the newest member of the Immersive Media worldwide network of Authorized Agents, and look forward to their taking full advantage of our industry leadership, technology and expertise," said Tom McGovern, Vice President of Immersive's agent program. "With their passion for outdoor activities and familiarity with the Rocky Mountain region, SlopeViews is ideally suited to bring these compelling videos to the resort and tourism industry."
A global network of providers specializing in Immersive Media technologies and services, the Immersive Media Authorized Agent Program helps satisfy business opportunities spanning diverse regions, industries and applications. Together, Immersive Media and its Authorized Agents have created and are building upon the world's largest library of 360-degree, full motion, interactive videos for sale or licensing purposes.
About Immersive Media Corp.
Immersive Media Corp. is the pioneer and leading provider of 360-degree, full-motion, interactive video experiences. Its one-of-a-kind geodesic camera and full production services - including rental equipment, training, filming, post-production and distribution options - create high-resolution, immersive video for a variety of uses. From mapping and exploration to monitoring and surveillance to branding and entertainment, Immersive Media customers and agents produce the deepest, most engaging video experiences possible.
Immersive Media is a publicly traded company that is listed under the symbol "IMC" on the TSX Venture Exchange. For more information, please visit www.immersivemedia.com.
About SlopeViews Inc.
SlopeViews Inc. was founded in 2009 to bring immersive technology off the
streets and onto ski slopes, golf courses, sporting events, musical venues and
anywhere else immersive videos can help people experience a remote
environment. For more information, please visit www.slopeviews.com.
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